Tennis Office Hours:
Monday through Friday | 8:30 am - 8 pm
Saturday & Sunday | 8:30 am - 4 pm
For four decades, boys and girls have been coming to AVAC® to learn the game of tennis – a sport that they can play throughout their lifetimes. AVAC® is a leader in NorCal tennis by developing juniors based on age and skill level by using the appropriate tennis court, racquets, and tennis ball: red, orange, green or yellow ball. Our advanced juniors compete in Junior Team Tennis ("JTT") and/or USTA junior tournaments.
6-WEEK RECURRING SESSION
UPCOMING SESSION: June 10 - July 20, 2019
AVAC® Junior Program is the perfect way to introduce your child to the game! AVAC® Junior program is organized by age and features multiple layers of specialized training tools, drills, and games. Young players will utilize smaller courts, lower nets, low compression balls (red, orange, green), and child-sized racquets. These modifications allow our beginning players to dig in & truly experience the excitement and fun of playing the game of tennis. The AVAC® teaching approach is built around the proven success of the 10 and Under Program defined by the United States Tennis Association (USTA).
» Pre-K and Kindergarten | Junior Stars "Red Ball"
|1 day a week||Member $138||Guest $153|
|2 days a week||Member $248||Guest $275|
|3 days a week||Member $331||Guest $367|
• Tuesday or Thursday | 3:15 - 4:00 pm or Saturday | 9:30 - 10:15 am or attend all 3 days.
Stars is an introductory program for kids ages 4 to 5. We will teach the kids fundamental ball skills using the red tennis ball as well as developing proper movement, rallying, and racquet skills in a fun, low-pressure environment designed for the players. We keep our instruction enjoyable to make a positive experience for young kids. We will incorporate fun games and activities.
» Ages 6 - 8 | Junior Aces "Orange Ball"
|1 day a week||Member $144||Guest $160|
|2 days a week||Member $259||Guest $288|
|3 days a week||Member $346||Guest $384|
• Tuesday or Thursday | 4 - 5 pm or Saturday | 10:30 - 11:30 am or attend all three days.
Aces is designed for players ages 6 to 8. The Aces class uses the smaller 36-foot court and smaller racquets (19" to 23"). We will introduce the basic strokes of the game: forehand, backhand, volley, overhead and the serve using the orange tennis ball. We focus on consistent positive reinforcement allowing kids to build confidence to gain success which in turn increases enjoyment. We will incorporate fun games and activities along with basic drills to help keep learning tennis fun.
» Ages 9 - 11 | Junior Green Circuit "Green Ball"
1 1/2 Hour Class
|1 day a week||Member $225||Guest $250|
|2 days a week||Member $405||Guest $450|
|3 days a week||Member $540||Guest $600|
• Tuesday or Thursday | 5 – 6:30 pm or Saturday | 12:30 – 2 pm or attend all three days.
Junior Green Circuit is designed to introduce the basic strokes of the game: forehand, backhand, volley, overhead and the serve. The main area of focus is working towards each child being able to repeat each stroke using a green (dot) tennis ball. We will also emphasize proper footwork and movement through live ball drills as well as conditioning that are essential to developing the complete tennis player. Each student will be taught how to keep score and basic tennis concepts. This class can range from beginners to advanced players.
» Ages 12 - 18 | Junior Pro Circuit "Yellow Ball"
2 Hour Class
|1 day a week||Member $312||Guest $346|
|2 days a week||Member $562||Guest $623|
|3 days a week||Member $749||Guest $840|
• Monday or Wednesday or Friday | 4 - 6 pm or attend all three days.
Junior Pro Circuit is for ages 10 - 18 and uses a regular yellow tennis ball. Our instruction continues to build on developing a solid foundation in all aspects of a player's game. We begin to focus on building consistency in all strokes and while this can only be accomplished through repetition we will provide a variety of game play situations. This clinic will help players improve their footwork, conditioning, and point/match strategy while incorporating focus and intensity. Students will be taught more advanced strokes and strategy while always focusing on honing stroke production. We will work with each student to maximize their tennis playing skills and abilities while making learning the game of tennis a fun experience. Just like the Junior Green Circuit, this class can range from beginners to advanced players.
» Junior Team Tennis (JTT) | Ages 8 - 14
Pricing: Members & Guests ($150 for 10-Week Session)
Junior Team Tennis gives our juniors a chance to test the skills they've developed in our classes, clinics, and training in actual USTA match play. View more information here.